Critically-acclaimed and ever growing, the fourth season of the MotoGP™ eSport Championship is going to be even bigger and better than ever before taking it to another level.
As ever, gamers can compete on Sony PlayStation® 4, Xbox One and PC in a Pro Draft selection based in 3 Online Challenges. The players who have more points after the last challenge will be classified for the Draft Selection. In total will be a Draft Pool of 22 gamers (16 from EU and 6 from the Rest of the World)
The 11 gamers selected for the MotoGP Teams will fight in the Global Series, an 8 race championship held across 4 different MotoGP venues, for the crown.
In the Global Series, action changes from online to on-site as gamers competed face to face on Lenovo Legion™ PCs. The first live event will take place during the ItalianGP, the second at the AustrianGP , the third one at the SanMarinoGP and, as ever, at the last one will take place in Valencia during the MotoGP Season Finale.
The Championship is comprised of two main phases; Pro Draft and Global Series. The MotoGP™ eSport Pro Draft is the Official Selection Phase and will consist in 3 Online Challenges played on MotoGP19 and based on a time trial format. The Global Series is the final stage of the 2020 MotoGP™ eSport Championship and comprises four Rounds of competition which will take place in four different MotoGP venues.
Please check the Calendar section at esport.motogp.com to discover when the events are available during the season and don’t miss out!
The Global Series is the final stage of the 2020 MotoGP™ eSport Championship and comprises four Rounds of competition which will take place in four different MotoGP venues.
The first event sees competitors head to Mugello during the Gran Premio d’Italia Oakley, where they’ll contest the first two races around the Mugello and Jerez race tracks.
The next on-site event takes place in Austria during the myWorld Motorrad Grand Prix von Österreich where two more races will be held around Red Bull Ring Circuit and Silverstone Circuit.
The third event will take place at the Gran Premio Octo di San Marino e della Riviera di Rimini venue with races 5 and 6 arround Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli and Philip Island.
The season finale will, as ever, take place at the Gran Premio Motul de la Comunitat Valenciana alongside the final MotoGP™ event of the year, and it’s Sepang and Valencia where competitors will have to master in their bids for the crown. What’s more, it’s double points for a finale with a bang.
All races will be held on PC but every gamer will be able to play with their preferred controller.
The Global Series shall determine the ultimate winners of the MotoGP™ eSport Championship and you can follow all the action on selected TV Broadcasters and Digital Channels.
The 2020 Pro Draft will consist in 3 Online Challenges which will be disputed in time attack mode on a particular track, MotoGP™ rider, bike and without any opponents. Platforms used will be PC, PS4 and Xbox One.
On each Challenge, the gamers will be distributed by platform in 2 different Standings; 1 for Europe and 1 for the Rest of the World.
Top 15 gamers per platform and World Region (Europe, Rest of the World) will be awarded by points depending their finishing positions using the official MotoGP™ scoring system.
The players who have more points after Challenge 3 will be classified for the Draft Selection. In total will be a Draft Pool of 22 gamers (16 from EU and 6 from the Rest of the World)
Each Team must pick 1 MotoGP™ eSport Official Rider and 1 Reserve Rider from the Draft Pool during Draft Pick window (April 06 until April 17).
Before that date and in case that a MotoGP™ Team does not select any gamer, at the end of the Draft Pick time window, DORNA will assign one gamer to the relevant Team depending upon their finishing positions.
The Reserve Riders will only be able to compete in the Global Series in case of an Official MotoGP™ eSport Rider ceases to participate in the Global Series for reasons including but not limited to withdrawal, disqualification or medical issues.
For a more detailed information please check the following Terms of participationTerms of participation